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    November 5, 2012
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polls? >> the ravens are becoming masters of the part of the ugly win. >> speaking of the ugly. .> i'm within arm's distance forecast is next. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. ." >> it was right there. good morning. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. the storm is coming. >> another nor'easter coming up the coast. it will not be like last week.
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30 miles for our winds. it will probably be worse in new jersey than in baltimore. in the short term, nothing like that to talk about. some cloud cover but no precipitation. the clouds will break up as we go through the day. it was day chilly with a high of 51. we'll come back and talk about what you can expect on election day. >> good morning. we are tracking several accidents. this is southbound 295 and the accident is backing up traffic up towards 32. areas and accident at pulaski highway -- there is an accident at pulaski highway. the major roadways are ok with the exception of 295.
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10 minutes south on 95 down towards 32. here's a quick, live look at traffic. these are the delays down towards the accident scene on 295. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is 83 and old pimlico road towards northern parkway. looking good all the way down. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we your hours away from the finish line in the race for the white house and each side hopes to close down. >> kim dacey is live with details. we begin with hallie jackson. good morning and down to the wire. >> as we enter this last day,
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national polls show this as a dead heat. president obama has a slight edge in the electoral college. from new hampshire to ohio, florida and virginia, the presidential candidates are counting down the hours until election day. the president may be losing his voice. supporters have been plenty vocal. some of the biggest crowds of the campaign season. >> i ask you to vote for real change. paul ryan and i, we will bring real change for america. >> mitt romney spent some time in pennsylvania. he wants to flip the state. at this point, the election is not about the undecideds. it is about firing up the base. >> if you get all your
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supporters out to the polls, you will win this election. >> president obama acknowledged it is all up to voters. it is out of his hands. >> if they do their jobs, they are not relevant either because it is now up to you. >> both candidates will go to seven states before going to their respective corners. president obama in chicago, and mitt romney in boston. >> mitt romney is getting some last-minute support from a republican. >> sarah palin is back in the headlines. the super pac has done it money to the romney campaign. it is a little bit interesting. she has not been super prominent in romney's bid the white house.
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she never had a speaking role at the republican national convention. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> this year, voters in maryland have several other reasons to cast their ballots. kim dacey is live on federal hill with those issues. >> good morning. >> some of those ballot questions are big issues like the dream act, same-sex marriage, and gambling. supporters of the dream act gathered yesterday to rally support for the bill that would allow children of illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at maryland colleges. in catonsville, supporters hoping to legalize same-sex marriage prepared to spend tuesday at the polls. experts say usually it is the top of the ticket that drives people to the polls. this year, turnout could hinge
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on the ballot questions. >> we have at least three ballot questions that are emotional in nature. they could drive turnout. >> election day is still tomorrow. we have seen record turnout at early voting. nearly 12% of marylanders have already cast a ballot. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. for complete coverage, you can go to our website, wbaltv.com, where you can read a full voter's guide the telling all of the issues and more. you can also find that information on our new election app. >> a busy weekend for police with seven reported shootings. and man was report on west fayette street around 9:30. was another shooting.
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both of those incidents are still under investigation. there were three shootings on sunday morning which happened within six minutes of each other. police say a man was reportedly shot in the back. the victim locked himself to a hospital. and man was found with a gunshot wound to the armed. a man was also shot in the arm on evergreen street. all three victims are expected to be ok. police are looking for information in two shooting deaths on saturday. >> there was a day of remembrance for the baltimore police department. anthony batts was the keynote speaker in downtown baltimore. they honored those lost in the
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line of duty. batts threw out his speech and spoke from the heart. >> tonight we honor those heroes come those people who personify courage, bravery and not just words but things to live and die by. on behalf of the men and women of the baltimore police department and across this united states where uniforms, we stand in salute. we stand in praise. >> 125 officers have been killed on the job since the founding of the baltimore police department. >> 95% of the state and county roads are open this morning following super storm sandy. a fourth person died as a result of senandy.
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an elderly man died while shoveling snow. more coming up later in the newscast. ravens fans slept easy after a big bounce back win as the browns. >> ray rice had a touchdown run in the first quarter. the browns would come back to take the lead early in the fourth quarter thanks to the fifth field goal of the game. a late touchdown pass from joe flacco seals the deal for the ravens. nifty move on the outside and in for the score. the ravens win 25-15. there is a purple evening. >> it is set for tonight at m&t
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bank stadium. there will be exclusive access to the stadium and meeting some of the players. it was originally scheduled for last month. if you purchased tickets in advance, they will be honored tonight. 6:10. 40 degrees at bwi. a new way to make sure you get the best deal on holiday shopping. >> we have to make a through election day first. how close we may be to voting on line. it is this morning's water cooler question of the day. >> there is a storm coming up the coastal. >> we are tracking 3 accidents. >> we are tracking 3 accidents.
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well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
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>> welcome back. 6:13. there is a little bit of cloud cover on the horizon. it will turn mostly sunny later today. temperatures will start out in
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the upper 30's and low 40's. 40 at the airport. 33 in parkton. the temperatures are on the chilly side. you can see the cloud deck. this is the makings of what will become a nor'easter on the coast as we have to the middle portion of the week. the weather will be fine today and tomorrow. high pressure around baltimore. the clouds may thicken up a little bit. we did not expect any precipitation on election day. that will change on election day. there is a storm that is starting to deepen. some computer models take it too far
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off shore for us to get into the precipitation. it will be a pretty strong storms. it will drag in some cold air. that is not good news for folks recovering in the new jersey and new york areas. how close to the coast wil llit l it come? it will be a cold day with high temperatures in the upper 40's and low 50's. it will be chilly tonight. one of the coldest nights we a scene in a while. no precipitation tomorrow. we will watch that storm coming up the coast on wednesday. we will see some cold rain and
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maybe some snow. then it will get nice. into the 60's over the weekend. 6:15. >> good morning. we are tracking several accidents. sal about 295, -- southbound 295, it left lane is closed. we have another crash in middle river. watch for closures that charles street and northern parkway. 11 minutes in the outer loop northeast side and on the west side. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is 295 showing southbound delays down towards 175. the left lane is taken up with the accident southbound.
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east and westbound traffic looking pretty good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. a staff sergeant will appear in court today. prosecutors will lay out their case that he murdered nine children in afghanistan back in march. he is accused of opening fire on afghan civilians in two villages. a toddler was on a railing but he slipped off, falling 11 feet into the enclosure. the dogs attacked the child. the zoo remains close today.
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the price of a gallon of gas is down today, down 21 cents from october 19. the average in baltimore is $3.51. >> paypal is priced matching for the holidays on airline tickets. this is part of the payment systems holiday promotions which includes price matching within 30 days of purchase. could we soon be able to vote online? number people use their phones to vote for reality shows. possibility of hacked votes. the idea of a national digital process is maybe the biggest
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hurdle. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. if the services were available, would you be comfortable casting your ballot online? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. cable companies are offering a break to areas hit hard by sandy. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. toyota still on the comeback trail from the natural disasters it faced. were strong demands for the prius. people are ready for a new design for the prius. they may broaden the car's appeal by ditching the wedge shape. cable companies are offering
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credits to customers who lost service. dish and directv have adopted similar policies. you have to call to ask for the credit. the best airports to be stranded in. the worst were washington's dollaulles. this is based on selection of food and shopping. bwi did not make either list. the markets did fall on friday. wall street does not like uncertainty. the bloomberg maryland index was also in the red. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news.
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back to you. >> 6:20. 40 degrees at the airport. >> the ravens survive in the end. that is coming up next in sports. >> but first, here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is busy. southbound 295 -- you may want to consider 95 if you're heading down to the capital beltway. the left lane is block with an accident in the southbound direction. middle river, we have a crash at pulaski highway. another at charles street and northern parkway in the city. not bad on the rest of the area roads. 295 is a problem down towards 32. eastbound delays on 70. tapping the brakes prior to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> it will be chilly and we're starting out with some cloud cover.
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upper 30's and low 40's generally. 45 degrees in annapolis. a mixture of sun and clouds. some clouds this morning. mostly sunny this afternoon. high temperatures in the upper 40's and low 50's. here's the man with the good news this morning. here is keith mills. >> thank you. good morning. the ravens started and finished like champions. they were unstoppable on offense. in between, they could not get a first down. the ravens beat the browns, 25- 15. check out this battle. that kind of a scrum. the ravens started out on fire.
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joe flacco to torrey smith. great catch. check out this play. the pitch to the rookie from temple. first nfl touchdown. not so fast. a touchdown apparently -- no, it is called back because of illegal formation. instead, the browns kick a field goal and take the lead. ravens answered. joe flacco to torrey smith. torrey smith finds the corner. joe flacco now 10-0 against the browns. >> a lot of the games against
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them have been like this. we have pulled them out. they are a good team and a physical team. we played well. we were fortunate. >> the key step yesterday for joe flacco -- the key stat yesterday for joe flacco -- no turnovers. the steelers beat the giants. you tell me -- is a movie like jagger? he scooped it up and he is gone. the giants took control of the game. watch ben roethlisberger. i thought it was an incomplete
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pass. .he steelers win the ravens play the steelers in two weeks. >> keeping it interesting for us. >> a roller-coaster ride. >> 6:28. 40 degrees at the airport. >> the final countdown to election day begins with a team coverage. >> we are in cincinnati, ohio, where early voting lines are long. >> this year could be the ballot questions that send marylanders to the polls. i have details in a live report. >> we have the jammed conditions >> we have the jammed conditions on the b-w parkway
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m.
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>> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. a cold morning out there. >> i think we will see some of sunshine. i think it will turn mostly sunny this afternoon. 40's to lownd low 4 start the day. we'll come back and talk about the nor'easter. >> the final day of campaigning before the election day. >> both candidates will be in ohio today. that is where we begin team coverage with tracie potts. >> in cincinnati, the only line
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for early voting wrapped around a city block. a three-hour wait. we found tony wilson was at the back of the line. >> you have to do your part. >> they have processed 22,000 voters. almost as many as 2008. >> as long as they are in line by cut-off time, they will get a chance to vote. >> she drove home five hours just to vote. >> we are a swing state and it is important we get out the vote. >> president obama continues his star-studded tour. >> governor romney has had a tough time because everybody knows he was against saving the auto industry. you don't scare people just to scare up some votes. >> this race is a dead heat, 48% to 47% barely favoring the president.
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similar margins reported in florida, virginia, colorado, and ohio. governor romney is now focusing on pennsylvania. that state has not voted republican in 20 years. >> i cannot wait for us to get started. he is hoping we will settle. americans do not settle. we dream. we can do better. >> all roads lead through ohio. that is why we will see both presidential candidates will be here in the last day of campaigning, back in the buckeye state. from cincinnati, tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> we have seen a record turnout for early voting. kim dacey is live from federal hill. good morning. >> some of the biggest issues --
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a lot of these are hot-button topics. the dream act, same-sex marriage, and gambling. it could drive those voter numbers up. supporters gathered at baltimore freedom academy to rally support for the bill which would allow children of immigrants to pay in-state tuition. >>e need to have our best and brightest going to and through college. so they can produce and give back and pay taxes. >> supporters hoping to legalize same-sex marriage prepared volunteers. >> thousands of people across the state, giving them some last-minute information about question 6. making sure all voters know that this is about treating everybody fairly and equally under the law. >> usually it is the top of the ticket that drives voters to the polls. in this, the race for president.
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this year turnout could hinge on the statewide ballot questions. >> we have at least three ballot questions that are emotional in nature. they could well drive turnout. >> there has been a record turnout for early voting. almost 12% of eligible voters have already cast their ballot. if you did not turn out for early voting, the polls open tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. and stay open until 8:00 p.m. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal- tv 11 news. ,> for a complete voter's guide you can visit our website. just click on politics. >> there was an accident in downtown baltimore yesterday evening. it happened at howard and lombard streets. there were no injuries. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together.
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>> most of the major roadways continue to fare pretty well. delays on southbound 295 and they left lane is closed. you can see the results. in terms of accidents, pulaski highway in middle river, we have a crash. another at charles street and northern parkway. normal delays from liberty down towards liberty. still up to speed on 95 out of the northeast. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is security boulevard. we do have some delays from liberty down towards edmondson. this is 70 near 29. eastbound traffic is delayed down towards 29, tapping the brakes prior to the beltway.
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that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> there is some cloud cover hanging around but no precipitation. 40 at the airport. the air is dry. it will become mostly sunny this afternoon with a high of 51. cool and dry tomorrow with a high near 50. some computer models take this storm was a offshore. a 50% chance for a cold rain with maybe some snow starting on wednesday. then the weekend looks good with sunshine on saturday and sunday. the beginning of the week is chilly and the weekend is looking good. how do you like that to sum it
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up? >> 6:37. another animal could represent political parties. >> they could
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>> this video is getting people dancing all round the world.
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kids get to balance to the music all performing the dance. the students suggested the change to the brakes. >> that is great exercise. it is not how they hold elections in kenya. two bulls locked horns in a duel. the bulls faced off in a wheata fied. field. >> why not? >> people danced and they played music. i'm thinking it is too close to call. in the end -- i guess we'll find
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out. >> who won? >> i'm not sure. we will leave it to you to decide. >> talk about mudslinging. >> talk about the time killer. what do you think? >> good morning. we have some accidents out there. 295 is were the biggest backup s. >> that is like mindy and stan deciding who gets to read the big story. upper 40's and low 4
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so, maybe you're trying to figure out question seven. well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. it wasn't pretty but a win is a win. the ravens survive the cleveland browns yesterday to win 25-15. the ravens kept cleveland out of the end zone. up next, the ravens host oakland. 95% of the state and county roads are back open following super storm sandy. some customers are still without power. a fourth person died as a result of sandy.
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one week after sandy, some maryland state troopers are waking up in new jersey this morning to help with the relief efforts. were deployed to help law enforcement authorities in monmouth and ocean counties. medical providers are also assisting. >> recovery continues in new jersey. the upcoming storm could add insult to injury. jay gray has the latest. >> this morning marks the one week anniversary since sandy. weeks 1 not measure the cleanups for sandy. >> this is a long-term commitment. >> please start going door-to-
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door and ask owners if they need anything. >> with help from volunteers, including runners from the new york city marathon. >> taking advantage of the day to give back. >> subway and power lines are coming back. >> there will be more of day supply of gasoline and more of a distribution. >> necessities continue to pour in. there are hundreds of thousands still without power. officials are scrambling to make sure there is enough polling places available. forecasters warned a harsh nor'easter is on the way. >> we are looking for twop to f to four inches of rain.
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>> jay gray, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> time now to take a look at your morning commute. we have delays on southbound 295. we have a left lane taken up by an accident and that is creating some backups. word of a crash in johns hopkins road. there's an accident on pulaski highway in middle river. delays on the west side. 23 miles per hour down towards edmondson. so far so good on 70. so far so good on the j.f.x. here's a quick, live look at traffic. there are your delays on the west side down towards
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edmondson. this is 83 at padonia road. still moving well down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. things will be about the same as the have been for the last several days. 45 in annapolis. 33 in parkton. there is safe little bit -- there is a little bit of cloud cover. this is the disturbance that become the nor'easter that we have been talking about. you can watch the time frame at the top of your screen. we have high pressure around baltimore. voting tomorrow will not be a problem. into wednesday morning, this computer mortar deepens a pretty good low.
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will be windy and chilly with temperatures in the 40's. this is not a slam dunk forecast for baltimore. some models take it offshore far enough that we did not get any precipitation at all. the storm will be off the jersey coast by wednesday evening. that is not good news for them. it will be windy and cold with a lot of rain. this is not a slam dunk forecast. it will turn mostly sunny this afternoon. the average high temperature is 61. no problems tomorrow for voting. chilly with a high near 50. 50% chance for some cold rain
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and maybe some snow on wednesday. temperatures back into the 60's this weekend. >> the presidential election is the big item on tomorrow's ballot. kim dacey has more on federal hill. >> good morning. here in maryland, some of those ballot questions are big issues, like the dream act, same-sex marriage, and gambling. supporters of the dream act gathered yesterday to rally support for the bill that would allow children of illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at maryland colleges. in catonsville, supporters hoping to legalize same-sex marriage prepared to spend tuesday at the polls. eeperts say usually it is the -- experts say usually is the top of the ticket that drives people
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to the polls. this year, turnout could hinge on the ballot questions. election day is tomorrow. we have seen record turnout at early voting. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> was the turnout for early voting -- how is the turnout for early voting? >> tall % of maryland voters have turned out to cast her ballot for early voting. >> here is matt lauer with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. >> good morning. al will be lighted s.i. with recovery efforts from sandy and a new storm target in the region -- all the live in staten island with recovery efforts. complete coverage of the final day of campaigning before voters head to the polls tomorrow.
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what it takes for each of them to reach the magic number of 270 electron votes needed to win. christina aguilera opens up about her new album as we get started on a monday morning. >> thank you. 6:53. 40 degrees at the airport. coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> we'll take a last look at weather and traffic together
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0 >> time to get to your answers
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to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- if the services were available, would you be comfortable casting your ballot online? mixed reviews here. i wonder if he was talking to dawn. we will post more answers on our website, wbaltv.com. here's some news stories you'll find at 7:00 a.m. it is hard not to get election overload. people get fed up with their friends this time of year. >> details of unwanted bacteria. join us on comcast channel 208,
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verizon fios 460, and 11-2. >> think about where those pacifiers have been. >> we have delays on 295 and a new accident on washington boulevard. possible delays in laurel because of a crash. normal delays on the north and west sides of the outer loop. pretty heavy at security down towards edmondson. this is the harrisburg expressway. some southbound delays. >> a nice day but a little cool. >> chilly but dry. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a good one.
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